Apothecary Jar


This free blown wide mouth jar is marked with the alchemical symbol for Sal (Salt) above the word ANGLIC. Angelica is a delicate aromatic, asperient and tonic, and comes from the plant angelica archangelica which is used for variety of conditions including, protection against contagion, fevers and the purification of the blood.

Date Made: 17th-18th century

Location: Currently not on view

Unspecified: Germany

Subject: MedicinePharmacy


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Related Publication: Urdang, George and Ferdinand William Nitardy. The Squibb Ancient Pharmacy: A Catalogue of the Collection

Credit Line: Gift of American Pharmaceutical Association and Bristol-Myers Squibb Company

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1991.0664.0147Accession Number: 1991.0664Catalog Number: M-05295Collector/Donor Number: SAP 4

Object Name: jarOther Terms: jar; PHARMACEUTICAL CONTAINER

Physical Description: colorless (overall color)white (overall color)blue (overall color)black (overall color)yellow (overall color)red (overall color)blown (overall production method/technique)glass (overall material)paint, enamel (overall material)Measurements: overall: 9.6 cm x 6.3 cm; 3 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-66a4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_994117

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